What is more special for a child then celebrating their birthday! This mini-lesson gives a great organized approach to making the student's birthday special while in school. It gives a quick flow sheet to follow as well as great handouts. It organizes and provides appropriate material to create a birthday book and items for a birthday bag! A game is even included for the class to work on counting skills while celebrating that the same time!
Birthday Unit Explanation- Suggested activities that can be used for each kiddo’s Birthday
Birthday Unit Schedule- this is a guideline to what I do to begin my birthday unit.
About the Birthday Flag, Hat, Tablecloth- Optional ideas to use as part of the of the mini unit.
Birthday Picture- I love the birthday picture, but I like to take the picture during Kindergarten Orientation. I can set up the birthday early and use the picture for different activities.
Birthday Cake- I make a fake birthday cake and we light it every time there is a birthday. The Royal frosting recipe is included. This frosting becomes as very hard. The kids love celebrating with the cake.
Birthday Song – Let’s sing the variations on the special day.
Birthday Lunch Coupons for Friends- The coupons are for friends to join the birthday kiddo for lunch.
Birthday Balloon- Sing the birthday song and pop the balloon!
Birthday Dance-Dance the Birthday dance to the tune of “BINGO”
Birthday Game- The birthday kiddo chooses a birthday game for the day.
Birthday Gift- the class draws a birthday gift they’d like to give the birthday child. I combine the sheets and read the book to the class. The birthday book goes home with the
Birthday Book- the kiddo makes a birthday book about herself/himself. I bind it up, and the kiddo keeps it in their book box. A colored version and black and white.
Birthday Activities For Learning Centers
Anchor Chart Pictures - 12 pictures
Birthday Song Poem – Illustrate
Birthday Graph- Count and Graph cake shapes
Birthday Pop Glyph- lots of fun.
The Birthday Cake Game – Partner game with dice.
Favorite flavor birthday cake
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